Last year I attended two conferences which I am planning on going to again this year. I know there are so many other events to attend and places to visit, however, some are worth returning to. As someone who strongly values personal development, lifelong learning and networking with inspiring people, every year I search for the best opportunities to learn, develop and surround myself with amazing people. During three days at Spark.me, I was able to do all of that.
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If you want to be successful surround yourself with people who are way more successful than you.
Unfortunately, we are not always able to literally be around all successful people we would like to learn from. A great way to “spend time with them” is through books. That’s exactly what I have been doing for the past few months – I’ve been drinking my morning tea with Sir Richard Branson and his latest autobiography – Finding my Virginity.
Last week I was in Lisbon to attend the biggest tech conference in Europe, Web Summit. This event gathered almost 70.000 people, 1800 startups and 1200 speakers on 24 stages. Numbers are impressive but so was the content and my overall experience.
“It had taken Elon Musk less than a decade to go from being a Canadian backpacker to becoming a multimillionaire at the age of twenty-seven.” – Ashlee Vance
The guy created what we know today as PayPal when no one was even thinking about buying anything on the internet. He created an electric car when everyone was laughing at the idea and thinking it was impossible. He is now sending rockets to the space AND BACK and building tunnels for future fast underground transportation.